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Sanitary Sewer
Sanitary Sewer Utilities
Brooklyn Center Public Works

6844 Shingle Creek Pkwy
Brooklyn Center, MN  55430

Ph: 763-585-7100
Fx: 763-585-7159

Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sanitary Sewer Utility Operations provides for the collection and pumping of sanitary sewage through a system of mains and lift stations. Sewage is treated by the Minnesota Council of Environmental Services. The City has approximately 105.51 miles of sanitary sewer ranging in size from 8 inches to 24 inches in diameter, and 8,774 service connections. Included in this division's responsibilities are the routine and preventative maintenance of the City's collection system and its appurtenances, monitoring of inflow and infiltration, television inspection of the interiors of mains, and customer service such as providing sewer locations. Residents should also contact the City before calling a sewer cleaning service if a sewer backup problem is experienced.

Sanitar Sewer Utility Operations Goals
Goals of Sanitary Sewer Utility Operations include: 
  • Continue root sawing of approximately 15 miles of main every year 
  • Maintain routine line cleaning of known trouble spots, as well as regular routine cleaning to remove grit, grease, and roots 
  • Monitor inflow and infiltration and take necessary action to reduce or eliminate
  • Provide timely locating services as per Gopher State One Call 
  • Televise all project areas and trouble spots as identified by City staff and establish repairs and/or repair projects from information obtained 
  • Work together with the Engineering Division in reconstruction areas to inspect new installations as well as repairs on mains and services 
Sanitary Sewer Utility Facilities handles the operation and maintenance of the City's 10 wastewater lift stations, which include buildings, equipment, and property. 

Goals of the Sanitary Sewer Utility Facilities include:  
  • Continue established preventative and regular maintenance program on electrical controls, buildings, and grounds
  • Monitor inflow and pump efficiency